Award Winners

R. Thayne Robson Award

The Thayne Robson Award is the highest honor that AUBER awards to an individual for longtime commitment and service to the organization. To earn the Robson Award, individuals must be AUBER members for at least 15 years, be center directors, have served on the AUBER board of directors and be an economic and public policy leaders in their state.

2014
Paul Polzin, University of Montana

2013
Marshall Vest, University of Arizona

2012
Tom Witt, West Virgina University

2008
Richard Wobbekind, University of Colorado

2006
Keith Schwer, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

2004
Tim Hogan, Arizona State University

AUBER Fellow Award

2012
Stephen Smith, University of Memphis

2009
Marshall Vest, University of Arizona

2008
Paul Polzin, University of Montana
Esmael Adibi, Chapman University

2006
John Gnuschke, University of Memphis
John Knapp, University of Virginia

2004
Lorena Akioka, University of Georgia
Keith Schwer, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Newsletters, Brochures, and Other Printed Promotional Materials

2012
The Virgina Newsletter, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia

2011
Measuring Community: A Newsletter of Spokaneís Community Indicators Initiative, Institute for Public Policy & Economic Analysis, Eastern Washington University

2009
CBER Open House, Center for Business and Economic Research, Ball State University

2008
Promotional Portfolio for the Regional Institute 10th Anniversary Symposium on Change, The Regional Institute, University of Buffalo - The State University of New York

2007
IBRC promotional brochure, Indiana Business Research Center, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

2006
Alabama Business, Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Alabama

2005
Economic and Business Research Center, University of Arizona

2004
AZB: Arizona Business, Center for Business Research, Arizona State University

2003
Business and Economic Research Center, Middle Tennessee State University

2002
Haas Center for Business Research and Economic Development, University of West Florida

2001
L. William Seidman Research Institute, Arizona State University

2000
Lynn P. Reinke, West Virginia University

Abstracts and Other Data Publications

2012
Nevada KIDS COUNT Data Book 2011, Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

2011
2010 Montana KIDS COUNT Data Book, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana

2010
EBR Database Online, Economic and Business Research Center, University of Arizona

2009
Florida Statistical Abstract 2008, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Florida

2008
2007 Montana KIDS COUNT Data Book, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana

2007
Policy Briefs, The Regional Institute, University at Buffalo - The State University of New York

2006
San Fernando Valley Economic Report, San Fernando Valley Economic Research Center, California State University, Northridge

2004
Florida Statistical Abstract 2003, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Florida

2003
Economic and Business Research Program, University of Arizona

2002
Institute for Economic Advancement, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2001
Center for Economics and Management Research, University of Oklahoma

2000
Janet Galvez, University of Florida

Economic Outlooks, Special Studies, Technical or Contract Reports

2014
2014 Economic Outlook, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, West Virginia University

2013
Special Studies, Technical, or Contract Reports: Northwest Economic Research Center, Portland State University for Carbon Tax and Shift: How to Make It Work for Oregonís Economy

2012
Economic Outlooks: Colorado Business Economic Outlook 2012, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado-Boulder

Special Studies, Technical, or Contract Reports: Economic Impact of the 2011 Western and Southern Open, Economics Center, University of Cincinnati

2011
Economic Outlooks: Forecast of Georgia and Atlanta, Economic Forecasting Center, Georgia State University

Special Studies, Technical, or Contract Reports: Montana Manufacturers Survey, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana

2010
Economic Outlooks: Economic and Business Review, Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research, Chapman University

Special Studies, Technical or Contract Reports: Structure and Economic Impact of Utah's Coal Industry, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Utah

2009
Economic Outlooks: Indiana Business Review: Outlook 2009, Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University

Special Studies, Technical or Contract Reports: Local Government Reform in Indiana, Center for Business and Economic Research, Ball State University

2008
Economic Outlooks: 2008 Montana Economic Outlook Seminar Booklet, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana

Special Studies, Technical or Contract Report: The Economic Importance of the Arts & Cultural Industries in Albuquerque and Bernalillo Counties, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of New Mexico

2007
Special Studies, Technical & Contract Reports: Unlocking Rural Competitiveness: The Role of Regional Clusters, Indiana Business Research, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

2006
Special Studies, Technical & Contract Reports: 2006 Orange County Executive Survey, A. Gary Anderson Center for Business and Economic Research, Chapman University

2005
Economic Outlooks: Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Alabama

Special Studies, Technical & Contract Reports: Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Arkansas

2004
Economic Outlooks: Indiana Business Review, Indiana Business Research Center, Kelly School of Business, Indiana University

Special Studies, Technical & Contract Reports: The Economic, Demographic and Fiscal Impacts of Closing Hill Air Force Base, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Utah

2003
A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research, Chapman University

2002
Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana

2001
Deborah Hamilton, Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Alabama

2000
Diana Hunter, University of Arizona

Web Site

2014
Center for Business and Economic Research, Ball State University

2013
Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana, Missoula

2012
Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

2011
Economic Research Organization, University of Hawaii

2010
Economic and Business Research Center, University of Arizona

2009
Center for Business and Economic Research, Ball State University

2008
Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University

2007
The Regional Institute, University of Buffalo - The State University of New York

2006
Economic and Business Research Center, University of Arizona

2005
Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana

2004
Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University

2003
Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Alabama

2002
Center for Economic and Management Research, University of Oklahoma

2001
Economic and Business Research Program, University of Arizona

2000
Center for Economic Development Research, Kenneth F. Wieand, University of South Florida

1999
Douglas P. Woodward, University of South Carolina

1998
William L. Huth, University of West Florida

1997
Center for Business & Economic Research, Jerry L. Wall, Northeast Louisiana University

Electronic Publications

2014
Arizona's Economy, Economic and Business Research Center, University of Arizona

2013
Global Commerce, Business and Economic Research Center, Middle Tennessee State University

2011
Alabama Business, Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Alabama

2009
InContext, Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University

2008
2008 State of the Industry Report: Manufacturing and Logistics in Indiana National Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card, Bureau of Business Research, Ball State University

Magazines and Journals

2011
Montana Business Quarterly, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana

2010
American Journal of Business, Center for Business and Economic Research, Ball State University

2009
Indiana Business Review, Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University

2008
Montana Business Quarterly, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana

2007
Tennessee's Business, Business & Economic Research Center, Middle Tennessee State University

2006
InContext, Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University

2005
Montana Business Quarterly, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana

2004
Tennessee's Business, Business and Economic Research Center, Middle Tennessee State University

2003
Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University

2001
Bureau of Business and Economic Research/Center for Manpower Studies, University of Memphis

2000
Horace E. Johns, Middle Tennessee State University

Outstanding Host

2015
University of Central Florida, Institute for Economic Competitiveness

2014
Portland State University, Northwest Economic Research Center

2013
University of Virginia, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service

2012
Economic Research Organization, University of Hawaii

2011
Center for Business and Economic Research, Ball State University
Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University
Purdue Center for Regional Development, Purdue University

2010
Bureau of Business & Economic Research, West Virginia University

2009
Bureau of Business Research, University of Texas at Austin

2008
Center for Economics and Business Research, Western Washington University

2007
Haas Center for Business Research and Economic Development, University of West Florida

2000
Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University

Past Publication Award Winners

(categories changed in 2000)

Continuing Publication

1999
Judy Corwin, Baylor University

1998
Charles Little, St. Johns University

1997
Stephen L. Tracy, University of South Dakota

1996
Horace E. Johns, Middle Tennessee State University

1995
Marlene Nesary and Shannon Jahrig, University of Montana

1994
Dolores Bell, University of Memphis

1993
Diana Hunter, University of Arizona

1992
Tom Woods, California State University,Los Angeles

1991
Horace E. Johns, Middle Tennessee State University

1990
Jeanne McDonald, University of Tennessee

1989
Nan Beams*, Arizona State University
Janis Ward*, West Virginia University (*co-winners)

1988
Jan Stucker, University of South Carolina

1987
Ann Cameron, Chapman University

1986
Jeanne McDonald, University of Tennessee

1985
Peggy Stanley, Georgia State University

1984
Marilyn Bamberger, Oklahoma State University

1983
Mary Lenihan, University of Montana

One-time Publication

1999
Mark Berger, Eric Thompson and Steve Allen, University of Kentucky

1998
Deborah Hamilton, University of Alabama

1997
Lynn Reinke, West Virginia University

1996
Paul R. Zelus, Idaho State University

1995
Terry Creeth, Indiana University

1994
Cindy DiPersio*, University of Colorado
Patricia Wickham*, University of Oklahoma (*co-winners)

1993
Pia Montoya, University of Arizona

1992
William Bryan and Lori Williamson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

1991
Lorena Akioka, University of Georgia

1990
Carlene Hill-Forrest, Wichita State University

1989
Center for Business Research, St. Cloud University

1988
Jerry Hembd, University of Wisconsin, Superior

1987
Deborah Hamilton, University of Alabama

1986
Julia Martin, University of Virginia

1985
Lorena Akioka, University of Georgia